Armed officers spotted near Ottery

PUBLISHED: 16:54 17 January 2018 | UPDATED: 18:01 17 January 2018

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The officers were involved in a ‘pre-planned operation’ this afternoon.

Armed officers were deployed to Ottery St Mary this afternoon as part of a ‘pre-planned operation’.

A force spokeswoman said no weapons were used in the exercise at around 3pm.

She said: “Police were involved in a pre-planned operation near Ottery St Mary in which armed officers were deployed to maximise public safety. No weapons were used and the operation was successful.”


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